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Oakland homeless encampment. Photo courtesy of East Bay Express.

Oakland Infrastructure Bond Delayed to Include Housing for the Homeless

The City Council was set Tuesday night to pass what seemed to be an uncontroversial law to enact the Measure KK Affordable Housing and Infrastructure Bond, which was approved by voters last week.
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How Will Oaklanders Benefit From Multi-Billion Dollar Cannabis Industry?

The dispute over Oakland’s new cannabis regulations is fundamentally an argument over fairness.   Does equity require that the city’s cannabis business licenses be granted to the “pioneers” who came to Oakland to set up [...]
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USCF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Partners to Receive $1.2 Million Grant to Advance Precision Medicine

A team at the Oakland and San Francisco campuses of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals, UCSF, and UC Berkeley have been awarded $1.2 million o help advance precision medicine in the state.
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Alameda County: $140 Million Health Grant Targets Needs of Homeless, “High Utilizers”

Alameda County Health Care Services Agency (HCSA) has been awarded more than $140 million by the California Department of Health Care Services for an ambitious and innovative program that aims to improve health outcomes for [...]